Welcome to the Episode Guides! Check out your favorite episodes, complete with Source Guides, to help with your design and renovation planning.

Income Property: Paul & Angela

Paul and Angela need to renovate their single-family investment property into two units so that they can start to cash-flow and purchase a storefront property for their doggie boutiques.

Design Theme: Traditionally Hip

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $720,000

Realtor Appraisal: $1,000,000

Increased Property Value: $280,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $70,000 –  Two bedroom, open concept unit with new washroom, kitchen/dining area and deck. $2000 per month plus income from downstairs.

Alternate Renovation Option: $55,000 – Two bedroom unit on the top two floors of the house. $1800 per month plus income from downstairs unit.

Estimated Monthly Rental Income: $2,700

More to Explore...

Real Estate Deal Breakers

I’ve done a lot of real estate deals in the past 15 years and I’ve seen just about everything there is to see when it comes to the condition of a property.... Read More »

Why You Should Sell Your House in the Fall (and How to Prepare)

The warm-weather housing market might be coming to a close, but don’t worry – there’s still a chance to find a buyer before the end of the year. In fact, you could... Read More »

How to Win a Bidding War

The title of this post is a little misleading, because as far as I’m concerned, there’s no such thing as “winning” a bidding war. But in markets where demand is high and... Read More »